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Roger Angell was an American essayist known for writing on sports, especially baseball. He was a regular contributor to The New Yorker and was its chief fiction editor for many years.

Roger wrote numerous works of fiction, non-fiction and criticism, and for many years he wrote an annual Christmas poem for New Yorker.


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Roger Angell
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Angell first wrote professionally about baseball in 1962, when William Shawn, editor of The New Yorker, had him travel to Florida to write about Spring training. His first two baseball collections were, The Summer Game and Five-Season: A Baseball Companion.

Roger Angell Baseball Books

The following are baseball books written by Roger Angell;

  • The Summer Games
  • Five Seasons
  • Season Ticket
  • Late Innings: A Baseball Companion
  • Let me Finish
  • Game Time: A Baseball Companion, and many others

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